Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site

Record #: GBA1274
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Feb 2020


Description (Service) Boyhood home of William Avery Billy Bishop, hero of the Great War. Showcases the Victorian home (built in 1884) and Bishop family history. Victorian gardens are open to visit in summer and hosts Victorian teas.

National Historic Site. Depository for historical and military information in Grey and Bruce counties.

Service Details

Hours Tue-Sat 12 noon-4 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk in or call for information.
Languages English
Fees Program - $5 per adult, children admitted free with adult admission.

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
948 3rd Ave W
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 4P6
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Intersection 3rd Ave W and 10th St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - 1st floor only

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-0031
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Primary Contact Emily Jolliffe, Curator of Collections; Email:
Alternate Contact Rhonda Mitchell, Administrator; Email:

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